Abstract Barleria prionitis Linn. (Family: Acanthaceae) is a well-known perennial, Ayurvedic herb distributed in the tropical Asia, Africa and Yemen. The whole. B. prionitis is a fast growing perennial plant widely commercialized as an ornamental to be planted in open sunny areas in gardens, yards, and. Erect armed shrubs, spines ca. cm long. Leaves to x cm, elliptic, acute, mucronate, base cuneate, sparsely puberulus, ciliate on the margins, gland.

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Spines are present in the leaf axils the angle between the stem and the leaf stalk or a branch.

Balkwill MJ; Balkwill K, Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc. It has been reported that different solvent ether, ethanol and chloroform extracts of Pironitis. It could also cover phenomena such as “plant flowering” or “chewing rates”.

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User specific search barlerua User. Or, Login with your user account:. Because of its antiseptic properties, extracts of the plant are incorporated into herbal cosmetics and hair products to promote skin and scalp health Francis, When the seed is ripe the fruit capsule explodes to distribute the seeds in different barleriia. Root used in traditional medicine. Research Journal of Phytochemistry Volume 6 2: In vivo study showed that the flower extract dose dependently provided a significant increase in the analgesio-meter-induced force and exhibited significant resistance against pain in mice Jaiswal et al.


Barleria prionitis

II, Barleria prionitis L. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory. The detailed information as provided in this review on its traditional uses, phytochemistry, pharmacology and toxicity of the extracts of different parts might be added value in the scientific evaluation of medicinal use of this plant.

Chikmagalur, Mysore, Shimoga Kerala: Oral administration of flower extract mg kg -1 body weight showed significant dose-dependent reduction in carrageenin priomitis swelling and cotton pellet granuloma weight that were equivalent to These two species can be distinguished by the following features Weeds of Australia, Common in the plains from the coast to m. This plant is distributed throughout the hotter parts of India and commonly grown in gardens as a hedge plant Khare, ; Shendage and Yadav, Login to add your Comment Not registered yet?

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In vitro propagation of Barleria prionitis Linn and its antibacterial activity. The antifertility activity of B.


The greatest representation of this genus occurs in Africa and Asia, with its greatest centre of diversity in tropical East Africa Balkwill and Balkwill, The bracteoles are long, narrowly linear-lanceolate, spinous-tipped, about 1. Sandy, Loam Flowering season: Acanthaceae is a family of flowering plants comprising about genera and about species widespread in both New and Old World Tropics Scotland and Vollesen, ; Stevens, Numbers of active compound classes like alkaloids, terpens, flavonoids, glycosides, lignans, phenolics, saponins etc has been used in the modern system of medicines for their wide therapeutic activities Saadabi et al.

It is possibly also naturalised in the coastal regions of northern Western Australia i.

Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippinesthe Indian Sub-continent, and the tropical regions of eastern Africa. Send a request for permission.

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It is used for various medicinal purposes in ayurvedic medicine. The sacred lotus Nelumbo nucifera -phytochemical and therapeutic profile.